IN BRIEF - Boulogne site for new land based salmon farm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
LAND based salmon farming company Pure Salmon has chosen France to site its biggest facility to date.
The €175million plant will be built in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, the seafood gateway to Europe, and aims to produce 10,000 tonnes of salmon a year.
The RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) farm will create 160 permanent new jobs, said Pure Salmon, which announced the development today at the Choose France Summit, in the Château of Versailles, hosted by French president, Emmanuel Macron.
Pure Salmon France, which will be the largest salmon RAS facility in the European Union, has received significant support from the French government at local, regional and national levels, including grants and other financial support, as well as administrative assistance.
The new state-of-the-art unit will be fully integrated from hatchery and grow-out to processing and smoking. Construction of the site is due to start in Q4 2020, with the first harvest of market size salmon expected in 2023.
Source: fishfarmermagazine.com | Read full article here
It is one of the most important fisheries in the country
The National Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture of Mexico (Inapesca) is carrying out several projects to ensure the sustainability of the shrimp fishery, it ranks second in volume and represents 45% of the value of the national fish production.
And for this, it has worked together with the various actors in the productive sector to propose solutions such as the “Pink shrimp (Farfantepenaeus duorarum) fishing management plan of the Campeche probe” and the “Seven barbas shrimp Fishing Management Plan (Xiphopenaeus kroyeri) on the coasts of the states of Campeche and Tabasco "(PMP), published in the Official Gazette of the Federation in 2014.
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Seafood Expo Asia, an annual seafood trade show produced by Diversified Communications, has announced its 2020 event will take place online as a three-day “Seafood Exo Asia Reconnect” experience 17 to 19 November, 2020.
Seafood Expo Asia, which has taken place in the past in Hong Kong, was set to move to Singapore this year, but the coronavirus pandemic put a pause on those plans. Instead, Diversified Communications said it has created “a digital solution to connect seafood buyers throughout Asia with suppliers from around the world.”
Author: Cliff White / SeafoodSource | Read the full articlehere
Nghipunya's appeal against deputy chief magistrate Ingrid Unengu's decision to turn down his application to be granted bail was due to be heard by judge Claudia Claasen on Tuesday, but has been rescheduled for a hearing on 15 October before a two-judge bench.
Claasen informed one of Nghipunya's lawyers, Milton Engelbrecht, and deputy prosecutor general Cliff Lutibezi on Tuesday that the court also wanted them to address some questions about the approach followed when Nghipunya applied for bail in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court in June.
The court's questions are about the impact of the decision to bring the bail application based on an affidavit by Nghipunya, instead of oral testimony from him.
In the Shiretoko Peninsula, Hokkaido, which is a World Natural Heritage Site, the run-up of pink salmon has reached its peak with the arrival of autumn.
In the river that flows through Rausu Town, pink salmon with a body length of about 50 to 60 cm spawn, so I was aiming for the upstream with my life. The male had a prominently raised back, which is peculiar to the breeding season, called " Hector's dolphin ", and swam to snuggle up to the female.
On the other hand, some of them were injured by spawning, weakened, and exhausted at the bottom of the river. Such pink salmon is a valuable food for brown bears and other animals in the harsh winter. According to the Nemuro Jurisdiction Sake and Breeding Program Association (Shibetsu Town), it is a year of good fishing every other year, and the number is larger than the previous year.
Kongsberg – Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has reinforced two long-standing business relationships with the news that it is to design and equip the third wellboat in a series to be built for Sølvtrans Rederi by the Myklebust Verft yard in Gursken, Norway. KM estimates the value of this contract to be approximately NOK 45 million.
Based in Ålesund, Sølvtrans is one of the world’s largest wellboat shipping companies for the transportation and processing of live salmon. There are 19 wellboats in its fleet, seven of which have been designed by KM. Of these, three are now under construction by Myklebust Verft, with its 135-strong permanent workforce.
The new wellboat, with a loading capacity of 4,000m3, is a KONGSBERG NVC 389 live fish carrier vessel design. It will sport a host of onboard features designed to ensure the safe, gentle, humane and cost-effective handling of fish stocks: freshwater production and treatment systems, movable bulkheads, vacuum and under-pressure loading, over-pressure unloading, and a generous hold capacity.
Amersfoort – Nutreco announces the winners of this year’s Nutreco Feed & Food Tech Challenge (NFTC2020). First held in 2017, the event acknowledges the best breakthrough innovations in livestock farming, aquaculture and, for the first time this year, alternative food proteins.
In this competition, 15 finalists were selected from over 110 submissions by startups from across the globe. On September 22, the top three finalists eniferBio, Poultrix and Bond Pet Foods pitched again to the NFTC2020 jury, this time in a hope to win the top spot in the competition. The jury of the event consisted of Nutreco and external experts, including AquaSpark’s Mike Velings, Mathieu Castex of Lallemand Animal Nutrition and David Welch of The Good Food Institute. The winner wins a validation trial worth 50,000 euros, the second place winner will receive 10,000 euros and third place will receive 5,000 euros.?
As an aquaculture company, Alltech Coppens has to play its part in feeding the world responsibly. Its objectives are aligned with the long-term aims of Planet of Plenty™, as well as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Sometimes, rethinking what you have always done is the best way to make an impact and recycle effectively.As part of their commitment, Alltech Coppens aim to focus on reducing their use of materials.
The company are reducing their use of materials by drastically decreasing the variation in their packaging.
Author: Janice Johnston / Fish Farmer | Read the full articlehere
Tilapia producers in different countries have fared very differently in 2020. This run-through of the key regions provides a valuable overview of a year that many will want to forget.
As with many things aquaculture-related, one must start with China. As the world’s biggest producer, consumer, and exporter of tilapia products, China has a major impact on global production and markets. The early 2020 reports from China described disruptions in transport, feed supplies, processing, and consumption, especially of live tilapia which are sold from live tanks in tens of thousands of markets, stores, and restaurants.
Author: Dr Kevin Fitzsimmons / The Fish Site | Read the full articlehere
The event is sponsored by the Undersecretariat for Fisheries and Aquaculture (Subpesca), the Embassy of Chile in Norway, the Royal Embassy of Norway in Chile and the Royal Embassy of Denmark in Chile.
Although it was initially planned for October, the AquaForum Puerto Montt conference called "Aquaculture: Solutions to its key challenges" underwent some modifications and, as reported by the organizers -Grupo Editec-, it will finally be held on November 11 and 12 2020, from 9:00 a.m.
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